The following information refers to the airport of the canary island La Palma and is not to be mistaken for Las Palmas of the Neighbor-island Gran Canaria or Palma de Mallorca of the Balearic Islands. La Palma airport is about 5 miles away from the city Santa Cruz de la Palma. Actually there are being built new installations to increase the yearly passenger numbers from one million to three million during the next years. The air traffic is mainly national. There are daily connections with Tenerife North and Gran Canaria, several flights during the week to Madrid-Barajas and weekly flights to El Hierro and Lanzarote. International flights are mainly from cities in Germany, Holland and Belgium.
The approach during landing belongs to the most dangerous ones in the world due to the position of the airport, which is built at sea level close to Cliffs and high mountains. Thanks to the use of glass and the construction of several panoramic terraces the arrivals hall is completely integrated into the surrounding maritime and mountainous environment.
Some airports next to La Palma: Tenerife airport.
Services at La Palma airport: La Palma airport transfers, Car hire La Palma.
In the year 2008 the airport La Palma registered more than one million passengers, 20109 operations and 1.277 tons of goods. At the airports disposal is a new electric central that mainly works with Wind energy, supplying all the installations in the airport. You can reach the airport La Palma from Santa Cruz de La Palma by the country roads LP-138 and LP-123.
The following companies operate from the airport La Palma:
The airport La Palma offers a wide range of transport services, for instance car hire at airport La Palma and Transfers from airport La Palma, as well as Bus and Taxi, to bring you to your final holiday destination.
If you book inadvance you will be able to find cheap offers from many European cities to La Palma. Your flight to La Palma will bring you in a few hours to the beautiful green island, a natural hiker paradise that has maintains all its original Charm.
There are several companies offering car hire at La Palma airport, nevertheless only few have facilities inside the Airport. With Carspain you can hire a car in La Palma from a widespread car selection at the best price without having to get lost comparing many La Palma car hire websites. If you are looking for La Palma car hire you can select between several companies such as Auriga-crown, Avis, Centauro, Europcar and Goldcar. Book a car easily with Carspain.com, we find for you the best prices with the best companies, reserve a car for you without delay and confirm availability. You can make a secure payment through our secure Server and feel assured with a company with 20 years experience in car rental.
All the car rental companies in La Palma we operate with can be found in the arrivals hall at La Palma airport.
Enjoy your vacations right from the start in a comfortable way with a car rental at La Palma airport and discover the exotic landscapes right in front of Europe’s doorsteps, the volcanoes, subtropical forests, high mountain tops, secluded bays with black volcanic sand and eternal spring… The Island is made for discovering it with a hired car!
If you wish to take a taxi from the airport we would like to advice that the queues can be long during peak times and so you might think about booking a private transfer in advance. For those who don’t want to rent a car in La Palma, coming with a large group of people or just looking for a private taxi or microbus to move from the airport arrivals to their holiday destination, there are many companies offering airport transfers in La Palma. There are however other options for transfers from La Palma airport:
Bus Santa Cruz-Airport: Bus stop opposite arrivals. Leaves every half an hour to Santa Cruz, Mirador, Salinas and Cancajos. Website of the company: Transportes Insular de La Palma
Taxi: Supplementary airport fare: 1.67
Fee 1: (until 22.00h): 0.53€/km
Fee2: (from 22.00 to 6.00h): 0.60€/km
Visit our pages to find out what are the cheapest transfer companies at La Palma airport or the best transportation options depending on your holiday destination.
The public car park at the airport La Palma has 685 places, of which ten are for physically handicapped persons. Passengers have access to free parking during the first half an hour.
Fees: 31 – 60 min: 1.01 €/min
From 61 min: 0.011 €/min
Until four days: 7.20€/day
From five days on: 5.75€/day
At La Palma airport exist specific areas and services for physically disabled persons. There are three cash points available, two on the ground floor (BBVA and Deutsche Bank) and one on the first floor (Caja Canarias). In the main hall is the information desk of AENA, as well you can find there the office of Iberia and a tour operator.
Shops and Restaurants:
The airport La Palma is quite small; there are two Cafés (one of them with a children's corner), one restaurant and a few shops: pharmacy, fashion, crafts and gifts. In the hall Taburiente you can find installations like Fax, Phone and Computers with Internet-Access.
Please take into account:
The Canary Islands have a special status and there are effective other restrictions for export of tobacco and alcohol.